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Ethan Wallace

Ethan Wallace attended Temple University, where he received a BA in Communications. He has always been interested in the forgotten, unknown, or unseen parts of the city and has spent the last several years photographing Philly’s hidden and vanishing locations. He is also involved with the National Museum of Industrial History in Bethlehem, Pa. More of Ethan's photography can be seen More of Ethan's photography can be seen HERE

North Broad's Other Tower

North Broad’s Other Tower

February 23, 2012  |  Soapbox

The Divine Lorraine is getting a lot of attention from the city and the media (ourselves included) these days. But as Ethan Wallace points out, there is another magnificent apartment building rotting in relative anonymity a scant three miles up Broad Street > more

In Front Of Your Nose

In Front Of Your Nose

January 2, 2012  |  Vantage

Hidden behind the stone wall: the life of George de Benneville, pioneering founder of the Universalist Church, and a doctor who treated patriot and loyalist alike in the War for Independence > more

Look Down!

Look Down!

October 25, 2011  |  Last Light

A former coal dealer's building, at 409 N. 13th Street, below the Reading Viaduct holds a trove of coal and railroad company memorabilia > more

We Made Steel

We Made Steel

October 3, 2011  |  Last Light

Most sources say that Midvale Steel was demolished in the 80s. But two buildings remain from its original Nicetown plant, tucked away inside a SEPTA maintenance facility > more

Arsenal Remembered

Arsenal Remembered

September 6, 2011  |  Last Light

Ethan Wallace's photo essay looks at the Frankford Arsenal circa 2010, shortly before demolition on the north side of the property began > more